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Garry House
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From the NCM Institute: Dealer Beware: Pitfalls of Selecting the Wrong Contractor or Subcontractor Written By: Dennis Kane

Written By: Dennis KaneI have seen a significant number of high value claims as a result of contractors or subcontractors not carrying insurance or inadequate limits of insurance.Examples of high value claims against dealerships include:Claim against a dealership’s workers’ compensation carrier or general liability carriers due to an injury of a subcontractor’s employee and the subcontractor doesn’t carry workers’ compensation insurance.Claim against a dealership’s property insurance carrier…See More
Jul 25, 2013
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From the NCM Institute: Get Your Arms Around The Data In Your Dealership Written By: Steven Banks

Written By: Steven BanksLately it seems I am unable to hide from the term, Big Data. I’m exposed to it in headlines, newspapers (a bit old school but I still read them), magazines and yes, even blogs. But what does big data truly mean and why are we being doused with it? The term is so new I couldn’t locate it in the…See More
Jul 10, 2013
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From the NCM Institute: Get Your Arms Around The Data In Your Dealership Written By: Steven Banks

Written By: Steven BanksLately it seems I am unable to hide from the term, Big Data. I’m exposed to it in headlines, newspapers (a bit old school but I still read them), magazines and yes, even blogs. But what does big data truly mean and why are we being doused with it? The term is so new I couldn’t locate it in the…See More
Jul 9, 2013
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From the NCM Institute: The Used Vehicle Age Management Process Written By: Garry House

Written By: Garry HouseLast month I published a blog focused on the difference between good and great automobile dealers, and I promised to follow that up by discussing what we, at the NCM Institute Center for Automotive Retail Excellence, have learned about the differences between some of the good and great processes employed by these dealers. This is the first of those follow-up articles.Most every dealership manager that we work with at NCMi…See More
Jul 1, 2013
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From the NCM Institute: Will You Take The Six-Month Challenge to Maximize Your Profits? Written By: Robin Cunningham

Written By: Robin CunninghamMost Monday mornings I find myself standing in NCM Institute’s beautiful training facility welcoming a new class of retail automobile dealership managers who have come to Kansas City for formalized training specific to their job responsibilities. After introductions, I tell them something like: “We won’t be talking about what you think you have come here to learn until just before or after…See More
Jun 27, 2013
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From the NCM Institute: The Difference Between ‘Good’ and ‘Great’ Auto Dealers Written By: Garry House

Written By: Garry HouseIn the first couple of paragraphs in his book, Good to Great, author Jim Collins makes several interesting statements:Good is the enemy of great. And that is one of the key reasons why we have so little that becomes great. Few people attain great lives, in large part because it is just so easy to settle for a good life. The vast majority of companies never become great, precisely because the vast majority become quite good – and that is their main problem.Although I’ve…See More
Jun 14, 2013
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From the NCM Institute: Record Profitability Threatened by Shaky Fundamentals Written By: Jeremy Anwyl

Written by: Jeremy Anwyl A quick look at the current state of auto retailing would suggest that things are good. Tough times (and a couple of notable bankruptcies) have thinned dealer ranks. Although pressures are mounting, the manufacturers are still demonstrating discipline around production volumes. Most importantly, customers are returning to showrooms.Add all factors together and the result is that volumes and margins on both new and pre-owned vehicles are strong. So strong, in fact, that…See More
May 21, 2013
Ralph Bradford commented on Garry House's blog post From the NCM Institute Blog: It's Time to Raise the Bar for Automotive Internet Closing Ratios
"The other tangible is that purchased leads are rarely as "scrubbed" as the "seller" claims and I've got leads that were already sold customers from cars.com. "
May 17, 2013

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Specialist in Management Training for all dealership departments; Focused on maximizing both long-term growth and short-term profitability for the client-dealer; One of the few "turn-key" dealership consultants, experienced in all dealership departments; Skilled in Change Management; Verifiable client-dealer ROI of at least 300%.
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50 years of automotive experience: four with General Motors Corporation, and twenty-two years in the retail environment as a department manager, general manager, and dealer principal, and twenty-four years in training and consulting. Garry joined NCM in 1995.
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From the NCM Institute: Dealer Beware: Pitfalls of Selecting the Wrong Contractor or Subcontractor Written By: Dennis Kane

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 9:55am 0 Comments

Written By: Dennis Kane

I have seen a significant number of high value claims as a result of contractors or subcontractors not carrying insurance or inadequate limits of insurance.

Examples of high value claims against dealerships include:

  • Claim against a dealership’s workers’ compensation carrier or general liability carriers due to an injury of a subcontractor’s employee and the subcontractor doesn’t carry workers’ compensation insurance.
  • Claim against a…
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From the NCM Institute: Get Your Arms Around The Data In Your Dealership Written By: Steven Banks

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 5:30am 0 Comments

Written By: Steven Banks

Lately it seems I am unable to hide from the term, Big Data. I’m exposed to it in headlines, newspapers (a bit old school but I still read them), magazines and yes, even blogs. But what does big data truly mean and why are we being doused with it? The term is so new I couldn’t locate it in the…

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From the NCM Institute: The Used Vehicle Age Management Process Written By: Garry House

Posted on July 1, 2013 at 5:30am 0 Comments

Written By: Garry House

Last month I published a blog focused on the difference between good and great automobile dealers, and I promised to follow that up by discussing what we, at the NCM Institute Center for Automotive Retail Excellence, have learned about the differences between some of the good and great processes employed by these dealers. This is the first of those follow-up articles.

Most every dealership manager…

Continue

From the NCM Institute: Will You Take The Six-Month Challenge to Maximize Your Profits? Written By: Robin Cunningham

Posted on June 27, 2013 at 5:43am 0 Comments

Written By: Robin Cunningham

Most Monday mornings I find myself standing in NCM Institute’s beautiful training facility welcoming a new class of retail automobile dealership managers who have come to Kansas City for formalized training specific to their job responsibilities. After introductions, I tell them something like: “We won’t be talking about what you think you have come here to learn until just before or…

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From the NCM Institute: The Difference Between ‘Good’ and ‘Great’ Auto Dealers Written By: Garry House

Posted on June 14, 2013 at 10:05am 0 Comments

Written By: Garry House

In the first couple of paragraphs in his book, Good to Great, author Jim Collins makes several interesting statements:

Good is the enemy of great. And that is one of the key reasons why we have so little that becomes great. Few people attain great lives, in large part because it is just so easy to settle for a good life. The vast majority of companies never become great, precisely because the vast majority become quite good – and that is their…

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At 8:38pm on February 10, 2009, Todd Mathews said…
Hello Garry,
My name is Todd Mathews and I am the director of sales for Widestorm. I would like to introduce you to the new way of buying and selling cars in the 21 first century, we call it www.widestorm.com; the industry’s first online negotiation system. We launched the system in www.rontonkinhonda.com and we are seeing some awesome RESULTS and the customers are blown away with the experience. Let me know if you would be interested in learning more.


Best,

Todd Mathews
National Sales Director
Dealerpeak/Widestorm
Office: 830-963-1113
Cell:210-557-6039
Fax: 210-579-1241
toddm@dealerpeak.com
 
 
 

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